3 bedrooms - House - Semi-Detached
2 Riverside Cottages,, Fremington Barnstaple, EX31 2NF
The property briefly comprises one of two attached Period Cottages set just south of the road that runs between Instow and Barnstaple in a semi rural location backing onto fields and particularly accessible. The property has 3 bedrooms, family bathroom, newly refurbished shower room, entrance hall, large sitting room with gas fired wood burning effect stove, dining room overlooking the garden, kitchen/breakfast room, side entrance/boot room with cupboard and store room with freezer and bicycles.
To the front a level lawned area with parking for 3/ 4 vehicles and to the rear a large enclosed garden, private with stone patio and terraces, hobbies room/studio with panel heater and beyond poultry run, timber garden storage shed, greenhouse and a mature garden with a variety of shrubs and trees and all being particularly well presented.
The property is set in the countryside that sits between Bickington to the east and Fremington to the west. Access to the Tarka Trail is under a mile to the north, a traffic free footpath and cycle track that runs along the Taw and Torridge Estuary. To the west is Instow with its sandy beach, restaurants and coffee shops and to the east Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon. To the west at Fremington about a half mile are an excellent range of local facilities with the ancient parish church, medical centre , village inns, chinese restaurant, fish and chip shop, local supermarket with post office and local Boots store, whilst Barnstaple just three miles to the east has a comprehensive range of facilities, Green Lanes Shopping Centre, out of town superstores, live theatre, leisure centre, tennis courts and a sprinter train service running through to the catherdral city of Exeter. From the town, direct access on the A361/North Devon Link Road which provides much improved communications to and from the North Devon area, connecting directly as it does through to Jctn 27 on the M5 motorway
- Storm Porch
- Entrance Hall
- Shower Room 3.28m x 1.75m (10'9 x 5'9)
- Sitting Room 6.76m x 3.00m (min) rising to 5.03m (22'2 x 9'10 (
- Side Entrance Hall/Boot Room 2.44m x 2.13m (8'0 x 7'0)
- Dining Room 3.66m x 2.74m (12'0 x 9'0)
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room 3.78m x 2.69m (min) (12'5 x 8'10 (min))
- On the First Floor
- Landing serving all rooms
- Landing/Study Area 2.67m x 2.44m (8'9 x 8'0)
- Bedroom 1 4.65m x 3.61m (15'3 x 11'10)
- Bedroom 2 3.35m x 3.05m (11' x 10')
- Bedroom 3 3.63m x 2.36m (11'11 x 7'9)
- Boiler Cupboard 1.30m x 0.89m (4'3 x 2'11)
- Bathroom 2.62m x 1.65m (8'7 x 5'5)
- Store Room 3.66m x 0.91m (12'0 x 3'0)
- Studio 4.19m x 3.30m (13'9 x 10'10)
- AGENTS NOTE:
Double glazed door with side light to
Panel radiator, stairs to first floor landing, under stairs store cupboard, door to
Shower Room 3.28m x 1.75m (10'9 x 5'9)
Recently fully refurbished to a high standard with corner entry shower unit 45" with rain shower head, low level close coupled WC, pedestal hand basin with dressing mirror over with remote light switch and shaver point, chrome towel rail/radiator. Door to airing cupboard with Megaflo high efficiency Heatrae Sadia water tank and further door to cupboard housing the washine machine with slatted shelving and power point
Sitting Room 6.76m x 3.00m (min) rising to 5.03m (22'2 x 9'10 (
Originally two rooms that have also been extended, a large family room, bay window to front overlooking the garden, gas fired wood effect stove to one corner, built in recess cupboards with shelving over, panel radiator.
Side Entrance Hall/Boot Room 2.44m x 2.13m (8'0 x 7'0)
Pair of double glazed entrance doors to outside, polycarbonate roofing, slate tiles floor, coat hooks and door to cupboard of 4ft x 3ft
Dining Room 3.66m x 2.74m (12'0 x 9'0)
A double aspect room with double glazed french doors leading to garden terrace, panel radiator
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 3.78m x 2.69m (min) (12'5 x 8'10 (min))
Overlooking the garden, fitted on 3 elevations with a range of roll top work surfaces with a variety of drawers and cupboards under including tray space and space for fridge, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and mixer taps, Bosch Exxcel central heating controls, electric cooker point with stainless steel whirlpool extractor fan over, welsh dresser style fitment to the recess and cupboard for vacuum cleaner, brushes and the like.
On the First Floor
Landing serving all rooms
Landing/Study Area 2.67m x 2.44m (8'9 x 8'0)
Panel radiator, access to loft space with extending ladder, partially boarded and with light
Bedroom 1 4.65m x 3.61m (15'3 x 11'10)
A double aspect room overlooking the garden and field, range of wardrobe cupboards to one elevation with sliding doors to front, one mirrored, recessed display area, panel radiator
Bedroom 2 3.35m x 3.05m (11' x 10')
Another double aspect room overlooking the front garden, panel radiator
Bedroom 3 3.63m x 2.36m (11'11 x 7'9)
Boiler Cupboard 1.30m x 0.89m (4'3 x 2'11)
Housing the Worcester boiler and pressurised vessel
Bathroom 2.62m x 1.65m (8'7 x 5'5)
Half paneled to dado height, pedestal hand basin with mirror over, pine paneled bath with tile splash back and central chrome shower attachment style mixer tap, heated towel rail/radiator, low level close coupled WC
Just outside the side entrance, a door to a
Store Room 3.66m x 0.91m (12'0 x 3'0)
Capable of housing a freezer, some fitted shelving, ladder storage, gas meter and space for a couple of bicycles
To the front of the property, a graveled drive with vehicle parking for 3 - 4 cars with lawn to one side and a mature bank to the other with a variety of shrubs and flowers.
A secure side door leads around to the rear of the property where immediately outside the house is an extensive stone terrace area on 2 levels for alfresco eating, barbecues and socialising. This area runs onto lawns with borders and shrubs and to the
Studio 4.19m x 3.30m (13'9 x 10'10)
A useful double aspect room with power and light, dimplex wall heater
Beyond the studio, a poultry run with a rose arch leading to further lawned areas with greenhouse, timber garden storage shed, various borders with flowers and perennials and also a vegetable area with soft fruit. In the area to the rear of the house there is an outside water point and outside power point.
The lane to the side of the property gives access to a side gate into the rear garden. If anyone wished to put a garage in the garden, subject to planning, this would seem to provide the the appropriate access to do so.